Leader of the Year working within a Division, Team or Organisation

The winner of this award will be working in a management position within an organisation (from Local, State, or Federal Government, the Not-for-Profit or  Academic sectors in WA) and would have clearly demonstrated leadership qualities. He/she will be respected and demonstrate excellence in leading a team to meet designated objectives and outcomes in the interests of meeting the needs of the sector or community or industry they work with and advancing excellence within the sector.

Open To

  • Individuals only.
  • Must be currently working in the identified category in WA or have worked there during the preceding financial year.

Nominated By

Third party only.

How to nominate for this award:

  1. Ensure you have carefully read the general How to Nominate page (in particular the Nomination Checklist)
  2. Download and complete the Award Assessment Criteria Document (see below)
  3. Upload the completed Assessment Criteria with a brief summary statement (100 words) and details of at least one referee to the Online Entry Form.

Award Assessment Criteria Document

  • C1: Provide a summary of the nominee’s leadership philosophy and the principles they bring to their organisation.
  • C2: Outline how the nominee has improved the effectiveness of their area of responsibility in; service delivery to their community or industry sector or contributed to the general goals of the organisation as a whole.
  • C3: Describe how the nominee has demonstrated excellence in public administration and management over recent years.
  • C4: Describe how the nominee provides excellent leadership within their organisation and/or during their career. 
  • C5: Using examples, demonstrate how the nominee’s division, team or organisation exhibits best practice in public administration as a result of the nominee’s leadership.